Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.
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“IBM, remote-work pioneer, is calling thousands of employees back to the office”, reads the headline of a well-written Quartzarticle that digs into the pros and cons of remote work, generally, and IBM’s move, in particular.
WSJexplores “the not-so-creepy” reasons that more companies are tracking employees with sensors.
According to Environmental Science & Technology, a recent study found that potentially cancer-causing chemicals once used to treat foam cushioning in furniture and carpet padding — and banned in California in 2006 — are still showing up in women’s bodies 10 years later.
First there was working in the company office. Then there was working in your home office. Then there was Starbucks and the rise of the “third space”. Now the three are merging in the growing trend of “resimercial” design.